The forgotten SIG: The P6 Polizei Special
If you are a Sig Sauer fan, odds are you have had a P226, P220, and P229 pass through your hands over the years (or want to). However, there is another SIG out there, a stylish little single-stack 9-milly that you may not have heard of or seen too much from. We give you the P225/P6.
In the 1970s the West German police forces (Polizei) were looking to retire their P1 (Walther P-38), P2 (Swiss SIG P-210), and P3 (Astra 600) pistols with a new model guns that were more modern and offered several things. The Polizei wanted a 9x19mm Luger chambered DA/SA pistol with an 8-shot magazine, and the capability to de-cock the hammer with the use of a safety/decock lever. This led to the P4 (a Walther P-38 with decocker– that’s original), the Walther P-5, the HK P7, and, oh yeah, the SIG P6/P225…
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